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Sep 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
sections of baltimore county, and another storm is developing right in town there for baltimore. now have been watching this very, very closely, because flash-flood warning has been in effect for baltimore county and the city of baltimore until 7:45 p.m. they got a lot of heavy rain up there earlier this evening, and it looks like they could get a little bit more with the showers and thunderstorms being very, very persistent right there over baltimore and baltimore county. word on the full forecast coming up. >> want to get back to that part of the story. mentioned trouble in a neighborhood where homeowners are sick of flooding triggered by heavy rains like last night. happened several times so far this year. >>> . >> people spent the better part of this day cleaning up after last night's pounding rainstorm. that includes city workers who have been at it all day and people who owners homes and businesses here. not a day of rest. the home videos posted on youtube tell the story of what's been happening during the severe thunderstorms in the blooming dale section of northwest washington. th
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Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
sections of baltimore up around towson. they're getting heavy rain, northern sections of baltimore county. you see the frontal boundary here stretched across the area. i think the greater likelihood of any short-term developing will be along that boundary or to the north and to the northeast of that. over to central radar, because i want to show you zoom on in. this is a flash-flood warning. this will go until 7:45 p.m. this is for basically baltimore county as well as the northern sections of the city of baltimore. stuck in the same basic pattern. all of what you'll see, remnant of what was once hurricane isaac. there's a spin out in kentucky from that remnant. can get it all out of here, later on this week. going to continue with the same type of weather pattern. more on the first forecast coming up. >> . >>> democrats gearing up for the kickoff of the democratic national convention. today president obama met with union workers and had harsh words for mitt romney. kent boswell is live tonight with the very latest. craig? >> a look inside the time warner arena in the stage and where the
FOX
Sep 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
because of the humidity. here is a look at our current temperatures now. we have 06-degree at baltimore this hour. we've got 60 -- we have 60 degrees at baltimore this hour. we've got 60 at dulles. 59degrees at dulles. that 60 is at baltimore. i just can't see that very well. >> it's okay. i can't read it either. >> 50s and 60s as you start your morning, folks. midday, 74 degrees. take a look at the sun. it will an very, very nice day. only thing you have to deal with are the wind. they are going to pick i'm little bit and get a little bit on the gusty side. here are your daytime highs. >> let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> right now on the roads, you will find your lanes are open around the capital beltway with no incidents reported ad you travel southbound along 270 coming in out of frederick working your way south of hyattstown. traffic volume moving at speed with no problems reported headed in towards clarkdzburg. overnight construction in virginia has cleared off 95 in each direction traveling between fredericksburg and stafford. -- no problems repor
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Sep 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
is here. current temperature, 61 at d.c. 59 at baltimore. 55degrees at winchester. so for today, here is your day planner. by midday, 74 degrees and no shortage of sunshine as we head for a high of 78. >> all right. it will be beautiful. >> it is. >> it looks great. thank you. >>> time now to say hello to julie wright. are we okay with the weather? i'm ready to go to miami if you are? >> not yet. >> i'm ready for you. i fit comfortably in the overhead bin. >> two for one. i'm all about it. >> we have major tie-ups to report early this morning. the crew in sky fox there, a multiple vehicle accident just south of 410 in riverdale has traffic squeezing by to right. traffic coming southbound as beginning to slow back at the capital beltway if not before headed down towards the accident scene. your better bet is to bail out, pick up 50, uses that as the workaround as you guys continue past bridge hospital. we'll update the ride swr. this is where we had problems in virginia. overnight construction still in place scheduled to be cleared around 6:00 so we're keeping an eye on this for you. t
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Sep 7, 2012 4:25am EDT
airport. 86 at dulles and 85 at bwi thurgood marshall. 72 at d.c. 69 at baltimore. so another hot day. 90degrees is where we're headed. a southerly wind flow from five to 10 miles per hour. we'll have no shortage of sunshine today so looking good. i'll have more details on the full forecast just ahead. back to you. >> thank you. >>> president obama's much anticipated speech at the democratic national convention in north carolina last night and today, both the president and his gop rival mitt romney are campaigning in new hampshire. >> last night, the president accepted his party's nomination. fox's craig boswell reports. >> reporter: president obama officially accepts his nomination for the second term as he lays out his plans for four more years. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> reporter: with just two months before the election, president obama hopes an energetic convention will give him the momentum his campaign needs. >> i don't believe that rolling back regulations on wall street will help the small business woman expand or the laid off construction
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Sep 6, 2012 4:25am EDT
this hour. 73 at baltimore. 72 at culpeper and 72 at hagerstown. it will be a hot day today, folks so be prepared. yesterday's highs, we hit 90 at reagan national airport. expect it to be 90 degrees today. back to you. >> thank you. >>> to politics now. bill clinton fires up the democratic base. the former president took center stage on the second day of the democratic national convention. >> the threat of storms forced the organizers to move tonight's speech by president obama indoors. >> reporter: former president bill commit headline the second night of democratic national convention as he officially nominates president obama for a second term. >> i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. and i proudly nominate him to be the standard bearer of the democratic party. >> reporter: former president clinton explaining why he should be re-elected. >> he is still committed to constructive cooperation. look at his record. he appointed republican secretaries of defense, the army and transportation. he appointed a vice president who ran against him in 2008. >> report
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Sep 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >>> a baltimore county church started a fund to help pay for a high school student's medical bills after he was shot by a fellow student. 17-year-old daniel borowy is still in the hospital after sustaining critical injuries on monday. police say robert griffin jr. shot borowy inside perry hall high school on the first day of classes. you can find a link to the fund on our website www.myfoxdc.com. >>> a maryland man drowned in a backyard pool. the family members went outside the home and found him in the pool. investigators say the man was 59 years old. >>> another big story tonight, the reverend sun myung moon died who came to fame in the '70s and '80s for holding mass weddings for thousands of followers. he proclaimed himself a messiah and started the unification church turning it into a worldwide movement. some families claim moon brainwashed his converts and even stole from them. eventually the church built an empire which included the washington times newspaper. moon reportedly died of pneumonia at his home northeast of seoul. he was 92 years old. >>> oscar winning songwriter hal david
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Sep 3, 2012 10:00pm EDT
thunderstorms up north of baltimore. that's really where the concentration of the heaviest rainfall has been. then we're seeing a little bit coming up from the south and the southwest in parts of virginia now. this is coming up from 64. inside of 85, so this is moving up into orange county, madison county and eventually we'll see this come up into the western suburbs before it's all said and done. one last stop that takes us north of baltimore where we continue to see some showers and thunderstorms tonight. thief h as much as 2 1/2 inches of rain there -- they've had as much as 2 1/2 inches of rain there in central baltimore county and earlier they had a flash flood warning. workweek weather is coming up. >>> a developing story in maryland where searchers will resume looking for a missing boater tomorrow. the coastguard was contacted around 12:30 this afternoon after a man and woman fell overboard in bayside beach. the woman was found. the man is missing. natural resources police and anne arundel county police are helping with the search. >>> the democrats are in charlotte, north carolina, t
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Sep 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
hospitalized in baltimore. there are reports that his vital organs are failing and that his conditioning worsening. he purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. the relocation made him a hero in charm city but not much so in cleveland. he still holds a 1% piece of the rav an. >>> judy blume is opening up about her breast cancer diagnosis. on her blog yesterday, the 74- year-old said she underwant a mastectomy and reconstruction surgery after finding out she had the disease earlier this summer. she says her cancer was not detected by a mammogram or regular physical exam because she has dense breast tissue. her message for women is to get a sonogram. >>> can you take out your cell phone and record what police officers are doing in public even if they are fighting with a suspect. >> one man is suing d.c. police over just such a case. that story is coming up plus your weather and traffic. stay with us.  >>> welcome back. gwen is here, got the latest on the weather for us. i'm just waiting to get through this summer. feel like
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >>> from the roads over to the rails, we have an alert for amtrak riders headed to baltimore this morning. we have learned from service from washington, d.c., up to baltimore is currently delayed, and this is due to some signal system problems. the good news is repairs are under way. we'll continue to keep you posted. all you have to do is follow @news4 today on twitter. reporting from the live desk, i'm angie goff, back to you. >>> we're also following breaking news in the district. a man in critical condition after prince george's county police officers shot him. they say he opened fire on them first. this is late last night at the d.c.-maryland border. news 4's melissa mollet is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. just behind me, we just spoke with officers. they say they're going to keep this road shut down for the next couple of hours at least because they want to wait until daylight to get a better look at the scene. i'm going to step out of the way for you so we can see what's going on here. just a couple of officers here now. the road still blocked off. a coupl
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
breaking news from baltimore this morning where several media outlets are reporting that former ravens owner art modell has died. he had been hospitalized yesterday at johns hopkins for organ failure. modell purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city, but made him hated back in cleveland. the 87-year-old modell still held a 1% stake in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but some of you will c
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Sep 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> this weather is making a mess of air travel along the east coast. amtrak along d.c. and baltimore because of storm debris. >> reporter: this storm, a very large storm. we're moving in through late summer and early autumn. that division of the air mass. very cool air mass. we did hit 80 degrees today and ahead of that storm was nuf instability to produce that line. all the way through the i-95 corridor. the good news for us was we did not see the most severe event from this storm. that's what we expected here. we did see about 20,000 people without power and 60 mile anl hour winds and 2-4 inches o f rain. if you didn't see the wind in your area, count yourself lucky. what do we have out there right now? the shower activity and the cold front noi making its way through the area. we are done with the severe weather. we'll see a few more showers as we make our way into the orr night hours and then things clear out very, very nicely by the time the kids are getting on the school bus, temperatures, 51-57 degrees. it will feel a lot cooler, a bit on the breezy side and you may need a jacket. >>
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
this morning from baltimore. former ravens owner art modell has died. he passed away early this morning after a brief hospital stay at johns hopkins. modell bought the cleveland browns in 1961 and moved the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city but it made him hated back in cleveland. maryland governor martin o'malley issued a statement that says in part, quote, art brought the game and spirit of football back to baltimore. he helped reinvigorate baltimoreans' sense of pride in their team and their city. art modell was 87 years old. >>> checking headlines now and beginning overseas, two american soldiers died in afghanistan yesterday when their army scout helicopter crashed in the eastern part of the nation. also the afghan defense ministry fired hundreds of afghan soldiers in an investigation into insider attacks against nato trainers following a rash of green on blue killings. afghanistan is reevaluating soldiers to stop the attacks. >>> hurricane isaac's aftermath is posing big problems for fishermen. some waterways are clogged with debris which has blocked the
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
thurgood marshall. we are starting out this morning with temperatures at 73 in annapolis. 69 at baltimore. 73 at quantico. d.c. is at 72. 66 in martinsburg and 67 degrees at dulles. so overall, it will be fairly nice today. mostly sunny. we are looking at 90 degrees. winds from uth the soat five to 10 miles per hour. one our models wants to bring us a little light shower between the 4:00 and 6:00 hour to our northwest. then we'll keep an eye on that. so far, i think it is looking pretty good but a wet saturday. guess what. it is not a weekend washout. so we'll have some changing conditions for you then and wait until you see the full seven-day forecast. i think some of our views are might like that. >> i hope so. i'm banking on that seven-day forecast because it has been so rainy. >> we do great with deposits. you just keep doing that. >> all right, james wright. what is happening on the roads this morning. >> we do have some problems to report. let's start off with metrorail and then we'll get to the crew in sky fox. if you are traveling metro's orange line, this is where we had problems
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
approved this message. >> a baltimore county judge postponed a bail hearing for a teen-ager charged with shooting a fellow student on the first day of class. the attorney for the teen requested the delay, saying the teen has been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. the attorney said prior to the shooting, the teen said it would be the last day of his life. >> acting out in a terrible fashion in the hopes that somebody other than him would pull the trigger on him and he would per. i think he expected to be killed and desired to be killed. as sad as that is, i think that is the reality of the case. >> the judge granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. he is accused of opening fire in the cafeteria at perry hall high school. one of the bullets hit a boy in the back, and he is expected to be okay. >> a somber tribute is to be held for the prince george's county martell ron. police are still looking for his killer. >> a former prince george's county police officer caught in a wide-ranging corruption investigation was sentenced today. chong kim wil
FOX
Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on news4 at 5:00, dozens wake up to flames engulfing their baltimore apartment building, leaving one mother to make a split-second decision that likely saved her children. >>> eating vegan has never been so easy. chefs who always specialize in meat, they're expanding their >>> our wednesday's child this week can teach us all that you don't have to be able to see or speak to understand the feelings of love. >> barbara harrison introduces us to justin, a wonderful young man who social workers say has a lot of love to share. >> hi, justin. hi. how are you? >> reporter: meet justin. a terrific 9-year-old who, although he can neither see nor speak, can hear and respond with loads of energy. >> he is a vivacious young man, as you see. he's energetic, he's loving, he has a beautiful smile. he is visually impaired and he's nonverbal, but he reacts to sounds and he loves classical music. >> reporter: justin seems to enjoy learning. he works with a number of tools meant to help him one day be able to communicate. >> they're doing speech with him, doing sign language. we expect him to do a whol
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
bargaining agreement. the longest in nfl history. starting tonight in baltimore, replacement refs will no longer officiate nfl games. roger goodell temporarily lifted the lockout but officials will still meet on friday and saturday to vote on the agreement. goodell had this to say about ending the lockout. "this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating." the eight-year term will cover the referees through the 2019 nfl season. >>> virginia will take center stage again today in the race for the white house. both candidates will be campaigning in the commonwealth. mitt romney will be in springfield at american legion post 176. president obama is holding a rally in virginia beach today. both candidates' running mates have been stumping for votes in virginia as well. vice president joe biden was in chesterfield county on tuesday. republican nominee paul ryan made two stops in the commonwealth last week. both candidates were in ohio yesterday. president obama spoke at
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
. the refs will be taking the field starting tonight as the browns take on the ravens in baltimore. the fans got loud getting this deal done with more than 70,000 fans around the world making their voices heard in voicemails to nfl offices after the monday night game that gave the seahawks a win over the packers in one of the most controversial calls in nfl history. nfl commissioner roger goodell said this. this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating. yes, we do. live at the news desk, tony tull, news4. >>> this morning, more than 1,000 pepco workers are a step closer to going on strike. union reps will go back to pepco to try to get a new deal. if no deal is reached, workers will vote on whether to strike. the labor battle comes as pep co got the go ahead for a rate hike in the district. the d.c. public service commission approved a partial rate increase and that can mean an extra $2.60 a month for the average customer. >>> ken cuccinelli approved a plan to impose strict
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
is moving out. quiet conditions everywhere from baltimore down to annapolis and diehl. that's all headed toward eastern maryland right now. temperatures also mild. 67 in college park. rockville at 63. fort belvoir you're coming in at 64 degrees. luray 61. that is one of our cool spots off to the west. here's a look at the forecast hour by hour. 8:00 a.m., i think the fog will be lifting. we'll have some breaks, more in the cloud cover with a mixture of clouds and sun today. 77 degrees by around noontime. 81 degrees our high temperature for today with a few showers returning and even thunderstorms by 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, maybe even 7:00 or so. right now first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> still check on the situation on the outer loop of the beltway. here's what's happening. taking the outer loop toward connecticut avenue, the crash is reportedly now in the shoulder lane. i need to show you some delays because they're really growing right now. making your way towards georgia avenue, you are heavy on the brakes, sluggish. also at colesville road, starting to come to a complete stop as w
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
'll have an update in the next half-hour. >>> police in baltimore are looking for the person who killed a researcher at the national institutes of health. somebody shot 51-year-old dr. peter marvit at about 10:30 last night. it was just a few blocks from hi house. according to the baltimore "sun," he was home from practice with a chorus in which he sings at the time. investigators believe robbery might have been the motive. he worked as a contractor for nih and taught at the university of maryland. >>> and 20-year-old kelly he will ellerbe jr. who lives in baltimore has been charged with attempted murder, assault and a weapons charge. he is accused of critically woomding 20-year-old michael campbell. campbell was not a student but he was on campus visiting a relative. police say witnesses were able to identify the suspect. he is also wanted a drug charges. >> to presidential politics. now president obama is in new york for a night of politics and late night tv taping while mitt romney mass moved into damage control mode. a tape was secretly released last night. >> reporter: mitt romney
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Sep 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
was taken. >>> a church in baltimore county set up a fund for the teenager shot at a high school last week. 17-year-old daniel buroe was injured when he was shot by a fellow student. the perry hall worship center is planning a celebration when daniel is released from the hospital. robert gladen junior has been charged with the shooting. >>> a news alert now out of south korea. the reverend sun young moon died. he came to fame in the 70s and 80s for holding mass weddings for thousands of followers that he matched. he proclaimed himself a messiah starting the unification church. the church was accused of using devious recruitments practices. eventually the church built a business empire that included the washington times newspaper. moon reportedly died of pneumonia at a church owned hospital at his home northeast of seoul. he was 92 years old. >>> 67 years ago americans celebrated the ends of world war ii as victory overjapan day. it was celebrated at the world war ii memorial in washington. john henrehan has the story of the remembrance and the tale of a kid from massachusetts that fought i
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Sep 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
tripadvisor.com. virginia beach, williamsburg, rehobbing on the and baltimore on the list there. that is where folks will be heading back from this afternoon. if you are traveling, tucker has been talking about the wet weather so head out early. over to you. thank you. >>> a bach getting a firsthand account of the raid that killed osama bin laden hits stores tomorrow. no easy day was written by a former navy seal who took part in that raid. it was originally going to be released on september 11th but re-orders and extensive buzz prompted the earlier release. meantime, the author, matt bissonnette who wrote under the name of marcoen, could be facing legal trouble over what is revealed in the book though on friday, his attorney said he did not violate any agreements. >>> disabled veterans and soldiers transitioning back from the war front have some unique opportunities this month to learn about job openings. these are specific to the tease area and include on the job shadowing at places like the fbi and clark construction to name a few. now, to learn more more about this, go tothe web site on yo
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Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
was flown to baltimore shock trauma it's unclear how he fell. police are investigating. >>> and fox 5 is monitoring metro tonight. taking metro this weekend, expect delays and three redline stations will replace the work. four others will have limited service. the repairs start at 10 and continue through the system closing sunday night. >>> a traffic alert for drivers in northern virginia. a new ramp and flyover bridge will open tomorrow, directly connecting the dulles access highway and the beltway. this is a view from sky fox. the hope is that it will improve safety and convenience for drivers going to dulles airport and anyone else using the toll road and also meant to ease congestion around the beltway and route 267. >>> up next on fox 5 news at 5, a big night at national stadium as steven straussburg gears up for his last home game. we'll talk to an expert about why he is being shut down with the playoffs around the corner. gary. >> and not a bad night for a ball game out there in. it's a little on the warm side. a little on the humid side and if it rains at nats park tonight, th
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
at guantanamo bay for six years. >>> the 17-year-old perry hall high school student shot in baltimore on the first day of classes is finally hope now. he was randomly hit by a bullet when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect is due in court for a bail review later this week. >>> it has been two and a half weeks since a 17-year-old girl from kettering was killed in her home on chartsey street. police are still searching for a suspect and motive. last night, hundreds of residents packed the community cent are to get an update on the murder of amber stanley. bridge county police hosted the meeting asking for help in solving the case. amber stanley was shot and killed after an armed man broke into her home. her mother attended last night's meeting and is hoping someone will step forward with information. >> we need help. we need the community to pull together and get this person or persons, whoever did this horrendous murder, that killed my baby, my baby girl. >> detectives want anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual on the night of august 22nd to contact
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
there. 55 in baltimore this morning as well. kids might want a light jacket. it won't rain today. kids might want a light jacket or long sleeved shirt at the bus stop or walking early. dew point temperatures yesterday afternoon were in the low 40s. they've risen a bit overnight but still very comfortable. dew point here in washington is now 52. it is possible in a few spots the temperature reaches that due point, we could see a little fog develop here early this morning. otherwise, lots of sunshine in the forecast and we continue to be under the influence of a big dome of high pressure. that area of high pressure is going to be a slow mover so today, tomorrow, and friday too looks fantastic with lots of sunshine. will be a little warmer tomorrow with highs in the mid volunteer. this is our next weather feature of note. that is a cold front which will get in here late friday. really, i think during the day on saturday, bring us some cloud cover with a couple of showers around here now. yesterday, we thought it would get here sunday. looks like it will get here a day sooner. winds light
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Sep 3, 2012 4:25am EDT
. >> we are talking the second running of the baltimore grand prix. drivers had to wind around the 13 had been opportunity takoma park in the streets of downtown baltimore. i guess they are professionals. there were nine caution flags during
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Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of showers and thunderstorms up in baltimore and northern sections of baltimore county. that's been a bit of a hotspot this evening. they keep forming storm after storm up there. we have been dry in town. you can see around charlottesville some pretty good rain. this is moving north of 64 now. parts of culpeper county are beginning to get in on the act and again this rain will continue to move up and through. it's not in the metro area now, but i suspect as it holds together, it will at least bring a few showers through here 1:00, 2:00 in the morning. 79 degrees now, 75 for gaithersburg, 82 for quantico. dew points are extremely high and here in town it just jumped up to 74 degrees. 76 for fredericksburg and culpeper the dew point is 75. what we're dealing with here, remnants of isaac and we're still east of what is left of isaac, so we continue with this unsettled pattern, showers, thunderstorms, muggy conditions lingering. it does look like we'll be a little bit drier as we start getting into thursday and friday before more showers and thunderstorms come back into the forecast as we get
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Sep 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
degrees at reagan national, 59 baltimore, 64 annapolis, and 62 at quantico, to the north frederick at 52. hagerstown at 53. martinsburg 57. dulles 56. and cull pepper a 5. so it's going to be a very sun-filled day today. by midday, expect to see about 74 degrees for your temperature. we'll be about 75 by the 5:00 hour. now, the winds are going to pick up this afternoon so be aware of that. they will be gusting, moving in from the northwest at about 25 miles per hour. and that is certainly going to make it feel a little cooler as we head through into the course of the afternoon. so just be prepared. but our high today 78 degrees. let's check in with traffic now. here's julie wright. >> reporter: more troubles to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax co
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Sep 19, 2012 4:25am EDT
in baltimore. he worked as a contractor with nih at the website clinicaltrials.gov and taught at the university of maryland. >>> d.c. is not alone in storm cleanup. heavy rain pelted the mid-atlantic and northeast in parts of pennsylvania, delaware, and new jersey. some will deal with the rain through the morning commute. this morning many homeowners along millers island in baltimore county are dealing with the aftermath of flooding. waves of high water from the chesapeake bay came crashing over the sea wall into backyards. some saw a foot of water rise up into their yards and streets. much of that water receded late in the evening. >>> a maryland woman is thankful she wasn't hurt after a huge tree fell and barely missed her. danella was in the bathroom and had that tree crash through her bedroom in weatherly. as investigators tried to cut the tree down, the porch collapses. no one got hurt. >> i'm very, very blessed. not lucky, but blessed. the tree missed me by six inches. >>> the family says the house is 110 years old and structurally sound. they expect the damage from the fallen tree to be
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Sep 28, 2012 4:25am EDT
the field in the ravens-bengals game in baltimore. it was the first time since the officials union reached a new agreement on the contract. players and fans were upset with the referees' performance the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring the fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans on voting tooday and tomorrow on te labor deal. this will give you a sense how controversial those calls were. one vegas sportsbook is offering refunds to customers who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won on a controversial touchdown call in the final play of the game. the casino owner calls this a unique situation and says it's the right thing to do for its customers. >> i'm going to disagree with that. >> you are? >> it's gambling. that's how it's supposed to work with gambling. >> but this casino decided -- >> it's good pr for sure. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," still fighting for their first division crow
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Sep 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
't going to let that happen, that's out of the park. grand slam as they fall 9-5. baltimore now a game and a half back in the american league east. redskins offensive tackle. trent williams got some good news. just a bone bruise. the team saying his status is day-to-day. the redskins pass defense ranks 31st in the nfl. and the skins have yet to hold a team to under 30 points this season. mike shanahan, what say ye? >> we've played much better at the secondary. our secondary has to be much better than we played on sunday. i'll let you guys look at that film and break it down. i'm just joking, guys, just joking. having fun with you. but, no, for obvious reasons. that's an area of concern. you asked me why we give up how many points and how many yards, you've got to give a specific area. we've got to be better as a group and we're going to work on that this week and hope we improve. >> producer heather schwartz -- heather mcdunnough, she just got married. he always has to tell us he's joking. >> there wasn't much to laugh about yesterday. about yesterday. >> yeah. this message. experience
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Aug 31, 2012 10:00pm EDT
: but harvard sophomore eliza hashme from baltimore says there's a culture fostered by the school of collaborative learning and wonders if this is an innocent extension of that. >> if you are studying with the entire students the same semester it may be as a result of your studying with them. >> reporter: but her mother thinks the students door smart to not realize what they were doing and is glad the university isn't looking the other way. >> you can see what is happening the last three, four years in the banking system everywhere. we know what's right and wrong, but sometimes in the whole peer group, there's peer pressure. >>> coming up a man who is $24 million richer comes forward and tells us what he did when he bought the winning powerball ticket. >> the lincoln memorial reflecting pool is reopened to the public and yes, this is legal. >>> get ready to fork over extra cash this holiday weekend. gas prices jumped 31 cents in august to $3.83 a gallon, the biggest jump we've seen since last april. if that trend continues, this labor day weekend could be the most expensive labor
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Sep 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
but in the end, ryan hunter ray took the checkered flag. >> it doesn't seem like baltimore when you watch that race. >> it doesn't seem race friendly but they're professionals and they know what they're doing. >> still plenty ahead, weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> good morning on this monday. labor day, september 3rd, taking a live look at the capitol dome this morning. nice and bright there as we take a look. the problem is it isn't as nice and fun outside this morning. it is nice and thick out there, humid start to your day. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. with that humidity comes all the bugs and mosquitos that make it really unpleasant to go outside and enjoy. >> it was a tough weekend weather-wise. >> it was. >> tough in here. i tried to put the jacket on but had to take it off. going to be another uncomfortable day. i know it is a holiday an effect wants to play. up fortunately, you will be dodging raindrops. >> all day? >> a good portion of the day. >> good day to stay inside and maybe
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Sep 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> a baltimore county church has started a fund to help pay for high school student's medical bills after he was shot by a fellow student. daniel bowry is still in the hospital. police say robert gladden junior shot the other student on the first day of school. his church, the perry hall family worship center is planning a celebration for when he is released to the hospital. you can find a link on our web site myfoxdc.com. >>> if you are heading to the bay bridge today, we want to remind you about an online tool you can use before heading to or from your destination. baybridge.com. live web cams online from 10 different locations. the site also rates how bad the traffic is in certain areas and how long the jam, traffic jam, is expected in that area. you can call 1877 bayspan for current traffic situations. >> and on this labor day when many rest for work, many are also looking for work. have some unique opportunitys to learn about job openings. they include on the job shadowing at places like the fbi and clark construction. to learn more go to the web site on your screen or call 1877 enabled
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Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
and west. we're quiet right now. a couple sprinkles north of baltimore. a few showers in western maryland. this is associate wade weak cold front. so weak, it won't really make it through the area. behind this front, as it pushes south and ea a little later this afternoon, there is some slightly drier air. you may notice the humidity waning just a little bit later on today. a series of cold frontss. we will gradually improve things around here over the next couple of days. this is sort of the first hit it was later this afternoon. so things will get better around here, gradually dry out and eventually cool down as we get into the weekend. here is your futurecast. put it in motion for you. you can see the cold front come through during the morning hours. here we are at 9:00 a.m. with a few showers around. be ready for a couple of showers particularly the first half of the day. later this afternoon, we could fire up a thunderstorm. north and west, i think you'll get enough of that drier air that you should generally be on the dry side later today. 87 today. palestinian leader yasser arafat
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Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
economy. >>> football fans and family members today morning the loss of former baltimore ravens owner art modell. the team said he died at johns hopkins hospital where he was admitted yesterday for unknown reasons. there is no word on the cause of his death. modell was an nfl owner for four decades and considered one of the most influential people in the league and moved from brown to -- the browns to baltimore and changeed the name to the ravens in 1986. he was 87. >>> new details about the wild animal that attacked a woman in northern virginia. the rabid nutri britt jenkins an 83-year-old woman as she was swimming in lake barcross in fairfax county. initial reports indicate the beaver bit the woman but it was a nurse -- nutria, a rodent- like animal that looks similar to a beaver. she was taken to the hospital for treatment. >>> and taking a live look outside. we have seen some rain and some clouds throughout the day and that is not as hot, although it was muggy. gary, it's muggy out there. >> and very muggy, especially since we ended up with the showers that moved through this morning
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Sep 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
national airport. 74 at baltimore. 77 in annapolis. 72 fredericksburg to the south. 76 at dulles. 73 at culpeper. fairly mild. looking for a high of 90 degrees today. a very light southerly wind from 5 to 10 miles per hour. mostly sunny skies. we do have a slight chance, maybe around the 4:00, 5:00 of a light passing shower. we'll watch that. overall, mainly dry conditions across the entire region. the weekend, some changes are coming. talking about a wet saturday, but not a weekend washout. i think you'll be happy to see what we've got going on at the end of the weekend. and as well, that all important seven-day forecast. i'll have all the details in a little bit. back to you. >>> thank you. president barack obama asked the nation to trust him with a second term. he wrapped up the democratic national convention in charlotte last night. >> president obama told the delegates in the hall and the nation watching at home that the nation has a fundamental choice in november. nicole collins is live with the top story. >> reporter: good morning. in the last few minutes new job numbers have
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Sep 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
arrested. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two week in the hospital. police say he was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down's syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he says he would like to go back to school while his parments say they haven't looked that far ahead yet. >>> tropical storm leslie gaining strength. where it is headed today. >> a bitter contract dispute still has chicago's public school teachers on strike this morning. what they are demanding before they head back to the classroom. that is coming up. i didn't knos where in season right now. shh's no no no no no no.. rosco ..no, no, no... ♪ opera love it. (crying) ally, ally oh, same dress yeah, you want to get up off the floor? i do. okay. vo: from the new to the hard-to-find: when it's on your mind it's on ebay™. >>> the teachers strike in chicago is again making headline today fotopoulos a second day, hundreds of thongs of pare
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
right here near the intersection of pritchard road and bucknell drive. >>> the baltimore county teenager shot on the first day of school is now home from the hospital. police say a fellow student, robert gladden, fired randomly in the cafeteria at perry hall high school. >>> coming up tonight, a child deemed too big to play gets a chance. >> he is 12. you have got to hear how big he is. >>> plus, you know this guy, randy jackson. he's fought leave 2:00 judge's table on "american idol" after all. all the details coming up. >> and get ready for another night of cool temperatures. gary is back with your forecast. [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. together we'll go far. >>>
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Sep 11, 2012 10:00pm EDT
of prichard road. she felt the man took her cell phone. wasn't seriously hurt. >> a baltimore county teenager shot on the first day of school is home from the hospital. daniel was shot in the back and police say fellow students fired at random in the cafeteria. he is charged as an adult. >>> new details tonight in last month's deadly shooting at the temple in wisconsin. police released dash cam video of the shooting rampage, showing the courageous action of the officer who helped stop that gunman. here's more. >> oak creek police officers rush to the sick temple august 5, where a gunman just shot and killed six people. from another squad camera, you can see what happens moments before he got there. the gunman just fired 15 shots into brian murphy, who lay wounded on the ground. page was closing in on murphy. then, linda distracted him. page fired at linda's squad. the squad windshield exploded. the bullet hit the driver side headrest. fortunately, linda had just gotten out of the squad. >> i stepped right outside the door, opened my squad door, stepped outside and the door comes up and the
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
up next, the latest on a shooting at baltimore's morgan state university as we check more headlines. stay with us.  >>> ought baltimore man is recovering this morning after being shot on the campus of morgan state university yesterday evening. the shooting happened around 6:00 p.m. up side a bathroom in the student center. victim was taken to an area hospital in serious condition. right now, police do not believe the victim or the suspect were students. police are still looking for the gunman. >>> in chicago, about 25,000 teachers are expected to remain out of the classroom for a fourth day. nearly 150 public schools will open for six hours for students to get free breakfast and a morning of supervision. but the negotiation continue between the teacher union and the city. mayor rahm emmanuel says his team is ready and willing to resolve remaining issues and stressed that teachers need to go back to work. >>> to the campaign trail now where mitt romney will make an appearance in our area today. the republican presidential nominee is expected to hold a rally in fairf
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Sep 13, 2012 10:00pm EDT
employees. >> three other americans were also killed in the attack. >>> a baltimore county judge postponed a bail hearing for a teenager charged with shooting a fellow student the first day of class. the attorney for 15-year-old robert gladden jr. requested the delay saying the teen had been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. during a news conference today gland's attorney said prior to the shooting the -- gladden's attorney said prior to the shooting the teen wrote a text saying it would be the last day of his life. >> acting out in a terrible fashion in the hopes that somebody other than him would pull the trigger on him and he would perish. i think he expected and desired to be killed. as sad as that is, i think that's the reality of this case. >> the judge granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. gladden is accused of opening fire in the cafeteria at harry hall high school. one of the bullets hit student daniel borowy in the back. borowy is expected to be okay. >>> tomorrow back in the hot seat for pepco. the maryland public service commission
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
public service commission began the hearings yesterday mostly with baltimore gas and electric. one question they're asking all utilities is whether it is reasonable to expect electricity to be restored in 24 hours after a major event. >>> when we come back, we'll talk about this. a traffic stop turns in into a traffic stop meltdown. that is coming up next on fox 5 morning news. >> hello. you topped the hill. >> let's hurry up. of a got to go to the bathroom. i have a bladder infection. >> let's see the driver's license and insurance. >> you listen to me. >> you see what happened next and why that woman is even more angry now. oh, boy. stay with us. with us. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a g good life. but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs, paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to bui
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Sep 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
the baltimore beltway and the capital beltway. you're nice and clear. d.c., 295, no issues there either. checking things out on 395, we'll take a live look right now. this is your commute. no issues. here's a live look at seminary road and king as you make your way northbound. it is a clear commute for you. here's a live look at the bridge. your travel speed northbound from the beltway to the 14th street bridge. you're at about 58 miles per hour. a nice commute so far. back over to you. >>> new this morning, a local man with a familiar name has been killed in an accident. his name is demetri medvedev. the same name as the russian prime minister. a woman who was on his motorcycle was hurt. doctors expect her to survive. the car's driver was not hurt. police charged him with reckless driving. >>> also new this morning, another deadly motorcycle accident. this one off the university of maryland campus just before 11:00 last night. the police tried to pull the bike over near the college park metro station. the driver took off, lost control of the motorcycle, and slammed head-on into audio c
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
. health officials shut down monarch med spa, north of baltimore. all three patients went to the spa in the past six weeks and developed severe cases of infections. those infections are usually mild but can be deadly if it infects the lungs or blood. officials from monarch med spa released a statement saying it is always concerned for the well-being of its patients. >> today the space shuttle endeavor will arrive in california. the shuttle is in houston right now. it landed there after giving residents along the gulf coast a pretty good photo on. endeavor will fly over houston, texas, and tuscan, arizona, today, before it lands at edwards air force base in california. it will then fly to l.a.x. tomorrow and eventually go on display at the california science center. >>> mike shanahan says the team sin vest gaiting death threats against wide receiver josh morgan. some fans are still furious over this unsportsmanlike penalty morgan received late in last sunday's loss to the rams. the penalty forced the skins to attempt a 62-yard field goal to tie the game. billy cundiff missed that kick
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Sep 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did that with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died saturday night while riding his motorcycle in northern virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns in a ravens win. afterwards, smith talked about playing with that weight on his shoulders. >> you play with a heavy heart. you want to play for that person. i know my mom and all my family and everyone was back at the house. i texted my mom when i got here to the stadium. that's when i really made the decision i was going to play. she was excited about it. she was like, of course he'd want you to play. >> ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash, but they say alcohol was not a factor. >>> the police and fbi agents who caught the former marine responsible for firing at several military buildings will be honored today. yonathan melaku pled guilty to shooting at the pentagon, quan
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Sep 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
condition. she later died. her name has not been released. >>> a bitter sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did so with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died sunday night while riding his motorcycle in virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns and a ravens win. afterward, ravens head coach john harbaugh mar developvelled smith's resolve. >> when torrey said he wanted to play, he deserved that. a very special guy. how do you explain that? the lord works in wonderful, mysterious, beautiful ways. >> the ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash but say alcohol was not a factor. >>> it's a sour start to the season on the redskins home field. the bengals came to town and proved they were going to be tough to beat from the very beginning. >> he will go deep. he's got green. he's going to go all the way. >> redskins outgunned for the most part in this game, ultimately falling
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Sep 9, 2012 8:00am EDT
, we've got cool temperatures, 61 at gaithersburg. 63 at baltimore. 62 at dulles. we're feeling that fall chill out there. we're not alone. take a look at this, across areas of the dakotas, 36 degrees right now, unbelievable, 37 in areas of the northern plains. so that's a pretty good indication of the cooler air that's really settling in. we're going to get a gradual warmup as we move through the course of the week. northwesterly flow today, plenty of sunshine. ridge of high pressure in control. that's going to hold us into the week. much cooler, but we'll see plenty of sunshine. by midday today, 76 degrees, sunny and pleasant. and our high today is going to be 77 degrees. light northwesterly winds, as i mentioned. and sunny skies, dry and cooler. by tonight, we'll have temperatures into the 50s. that's going to be pretty much everywhere. our accuweather seven-day forecast, look at this run of sunshine. not bad at all. there is a chance, however, that we could see a spotty shower once we get into the weekend, saturday, maybe sunday, because of another frontal system coming thro
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Sep 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
, current temperatures, 66 at reagan national, 64 baltimore, 67 at annapolis, 64 fredericksburg, 61 degrees at winchester, 63 at dulles, and 59 degrees at frederick. so a pretty refreshing start to your day. a lot cooler than it has been over the course of the past couple of weeks or so. no shortage of sunshine in my forecast today. by midday 74 degrees. you will have to deal with some winds today. they will be pushing in from the northwest and we'll get a little bit gusty by this afternoon picking up to at least 25 miles per hour. so be prepared for that. but overall, we are not doing too badly and we're talking a high today of 78 degrees. back to you. >>> our big story this morning, you couldn't have scripted it any better for robert griffin iii. the 21-year-old lived up to the hype and threw for two touchdowns and ran for 42 yards. >> fellow rookie alfred morris led the ground attack with two touchdowns. the redskins won 40- 32. >> we could have scored a few more points but nothing is ever perfect. so you know there were some passes i wish i had back. there are some plays i wish i had ba
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Sep 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-run homer for reynolds, his 17th of the year, all baltimore would need. the only thing that went wrong was out of the o's control. it began to rain, but there were issues closing the roof, so it rained inside the dome, but the rain didn't ruin the orioles. they bolt the jays 12-0 and are -- beat the jays 12-0 and are tied for first place with the yankees who beat the rays 5-2. >>> after the break who will be the redskins' starting running back? only one person knows. how does that affect the players themselves? that story is next. >>> mike shanahan is the one man who knows who his starting running back is. i say that because the players themself at least as of monday had not been told and we are five days away from the season opener in new orleans. the release of tim hightower leaves three running backs on the water with little experience, one of them evan royster currently list ad top the depth chart -- listed atop the depth chart competing with roy helu. the starter has yet to be named. is evan okay with that? >> i think it's good as a whole because i think it makes us all compete an
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